No Man’s Sky – A TechARX Review

I had just landed on my second planet and was immediately warned about possible radiation. This felt exciting as I had just moved from a somewhat safer planet. Under the presumption of something fascinating, I started wandering. But, I was met with just more scenery and no mission. Then I thought that maybe I had to go on a few other planets to actually advance through the game. Two systems later, I still had learnt absolutely nothing. This was my sad beginning to No Man’s Sky. So, without further ado,…

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Evolution of Terraria, From a Simple Game to a Brand Name

Terraria

Game development isn’t easy. The whole notion of having an idea on paper then bringing it to a working state is something. It takes hard work. But making a game to compete with the top games on steam is something else. Getting to that level isn’t straight forward. Certainly not easy for independent developers. Yet the people of Re Logic managed to make their small project Terraria into a genre of its own. Being  one of my favorite games, I take a look at the history and evolution of Terraria. Terraria is an action-adventure sandbox…

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The Mims Beginning Review

AT A GLANCE Game: The Mims Beginning Developer: Squatting Penguins  Publisher: Squatting Penguins Platform: Review is based on the PC version of the game. Pricing : 19.99 $ USD / 16.99 Euro / ₹ 565 Availability: Out now on Windows, Linux, and Mac God games are a dying breed now and for the fans of games like Black and White, it’s really disappointing. I have spent a considerable amount of my childhood playing Black and White, Populous, both genres defining games. So when I came across The Mims Beginning, you could say I was a little excited.…

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Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – A Techarx Review

AT A GLANCE Game: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Publisher: CD Projekt Developer: CD Projekt RED Platform: Review is based on the PC version of the game. Availability: Out now on PC. The Witcher series is a RPG based loosely on the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski and Wild Hunt is the last chapter in Geralt’s Journey. The Wild Hunt launched in early 2015 but saw constant release of updates and new contents all the way till June of 2016. This review will thus take a look at the game as a whole keeping all…

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Stellaris : The TechArx Review (PC)

AT A GLANCE Game: Stellaris Publisher: Paradox Interactive Developer: Paradox Development Studio Platform: Review is based on the PC version of the game. Availability: Out now on PC. What do you get when you take the depth and extremely well done grand strategy formula of the Crusader Kings and Hearts of Iron series, add 4x gameplay and take it all to space ? You get Stellaris. Stellaris is a real-time 4X grand strategy game from Paradox Interactive. 4X is a genre of strategy-based video games in which players control an empire…

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Neon Chrome : For your dose of Cyberpunk

AT A GLANCE Title: Neon Chrome Genre:Action, Adventure, Indie, RPG Developer:10tons Ltd Publisher:10tons Ltd Release Date: 28 Apr, 2016 Price: ₹ 479 Buy Now Neon Chrome is a top down shooter with rogue like elements and a heavy cyberpunk theme. The game is fast paced and like any good rogue like the slightest elements can result in a Game Over. It has been developed and published by 10tons Ltd( Also the developers of Crimsonland ) . In this review we will take a look at if this game is worth…

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Battleborn Review

  AT A GLANCE Game: Battleborn Publisher: 2k Developer: Gearbox Software Platform: Review is based on the PC version of the game played with a controller. Availability: Out now on PS4, PC and Xbox One Buy Now : Gamestheshop, Steam Battleborn is many things, it’s a MOBA , it’s an FPS and there’s also RPG elements and loot system. Set in Solus, the last star in the universe,  it’s up to a rag-tag group of five factions – Peacekeepers, Eldrid, Rogues, LLC and Jennerit Empire who have formed an uneasy alliance called The Battleborn in order…

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SpeedRunners : Run ! Jump! Explode !

AT A GLANCE Title: SpeedRunners Genre:Action, Casual, Indie, Racing, Sports Developer:DoubleDutch Games Publisher:tinyBuild Release Date: 19 Apr, 2016 Price: ₹ 479/$14.99 Buy Now on Steam   SpeedRunners is a game all about running as the name implies . Its a fast paced 2D runner/platformer/racer with high octane music . As the description on Steam will have you know ” In a city filled with superheroes, getting to crimes becomes a competition on its own. Fortunately there are enough rockets, bombs, grappling hooks, spikes, and other goodies lying around — to make the…

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I want to be a human. Was it worth it ?

Indies are a trend now. Every small developer with limited production value can work on an Indie title and make it big. So today, we take a look at the newest Indie title to enter our gaming dungeon titled “I want to be a human”. Developed by Sinclair Strange and published by Rising Star games, “I want to be a human” is a side-scrolling and action-shooter-platformer hybrid with pixelated gore, dark humour, tons of things going on in the background added with flashing lights and a beautifully crafted soundtrack by…

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